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  1. Rep. Kind visits with UW-Eau Claire students about college affordabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Representative Ron Kind stopped at UW-Eau Claire on Tuesday to talk with students about a plan to make college more affordable. Grant Funding Act last week, which directs any profit the government makes from federal student loan programs into federal PELL Grants.


  2. Wis. farmers turn to solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Hundreds of farmers are visiting Eau Claire this weekend for the 84th Annual Wisconsin Farmer's Union Convention. One of this year's major topics is using solar energy in agriculture.


  3. Eau Claire school officials warn of N-bomb drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Law enforcement officials and school administrators in Eau Claire are warning parents and students about an LSD-type drug making its way into western Wisconsin. Local police say one adult and several juveniles were recently in possession of the drug commonly called N-bomb at North High School.


  4. 1 killed, 2 hurt in crash involving 4 semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Authorities say one person has died and two others have been hurt in a western Wisconsin interstate crash involving four semis. The accident happened about 3 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 94 between Eau Claire and Osseo.


  5. Northern Wisconsin superintendents share school closing policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    With wind chills expected to be close to forty degrees below zero on Wednesday morning, some local school districts' give us a look at their school closing policies. WQOW News 18 spoke with the Eau Claire and Altoona school districts on Tuesday, and both say school closings are decided on a case-by-case basis.


  6. Sign on I-94 in Eau Claire displays message: Drive Sober 489 Traffic Deaths in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    If you've driven on a number of Wisconsin highways lately, including I-90, you may have noticed some new signs with a sobering message. The signs are being put in on highways where there has been recent construction.


  7. Flu epidemic grows in western WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The flu has now spread to more than 2/3rds of the country. The Centers for Disease Control says Wisconsin is one of 36 states with widespread cases of the flu.


  8. Alcohol related safety for New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    It's just one day before New Year's Eve and many have already made plans to celebrate the New Year. The police department and local cab companies also have plans, to deal with people who may have had too much to drink.


  9. Wisconsin student named Rhodes scholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A student at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire says he is speechless and humbled after being named a Rhodes scholar. The Rhodes Trust says Tayo A. Sanders II of Neenah is among 32 U.S. men and women who have been named Rhodes scholars.


  10. Postal carriers protest consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Postal Service centers in Wausau and La Crosse will be closed at the end of March. A postal center in Madison will be shuttered in June and another one in Eau Claire will close in September.


  11. Wisconsin girl saves family from house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    She's being called a hero; 3rd grader Addie Collinsworth from Downsville, helped save her family from a house fire early Sunday morning. She woke her parents up who told the girl that she was probably dreaming and to go back to bed, but Addie persisted and soon enough her parents discovered a large fire.


  12. Governor Walker visits La Crosse one day after debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    One day after the Gubernatorial Debate in Eau Claire, one of those candidates, Governor Scott Walker, stopped by La Crosse on Saturday afternoon. Walker visited the Republican Field Office in La Crosse on Saturday to encourage La Crosse area residents who volunteer at the office to continue making calls and knocking on doors to encourage others to vote.


  13. Voters get first chance to see Walker with BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Wisconsin voters get a chance to assess Gov. Scott Walker alongside Democratic challenger Mary Burke as the two meet for a live debate broadcast nationwide. Walker and Burke are debating Friday night beginning at 7 p.m. in Eau Claire.


  14. Moose sighting south of Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    A moose is making it's way through northern Wisconsin. He was first spotted near Chetek, but last night he crossed the Chippewa river and was spotted just south of Eau Claire.


  15. Frac sand sources set for more inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The DNR is responding after a report claimed the agency is way behind on its inspections of frac sand mines. A study done by Wisconsin Public Radio says the DNR has only checked 20% of active frac sand mines in the state to see if they're compliant when it comes to air quality.


  16. Walker and Burke to meet for debate in Eau Claire next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    The 2014 gubernatorial debates between Governor Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke will be held on October 10 at 7 p.m. in Eau Claire and on October 17 in Milwaukee, sponsored by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation. "The WBA Foundation is honored to continue the tradition of these important debates as part of the civic and political process," said WBAF President and CEO Michelle Vetterkind.


  17. Eau Claire man arrested on suspicion of murdering wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Police have now arrested a man for the murder of his wife Lois Biesterveld, who was found dead at their home on Friday.


  18. Chase ends at Eau Claire home, woman's body found insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    We're learning new details about a death investigation at an Eau Claire home and the arrest of a man in a related high speed chase.


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